With the Datsun RediGo’s entry in the Indian car market, we do a detailed story on Datsun RediGo vs Renault Kwid vs Maruti Alto 800 facelift comparison. These are the heavyweight small cars that contribute to the success of the company’s and are the major contributors in sales too. The new Alto 800 facelift is here and it has come in at a lower price tag. The Alto 800 gets cosmetic updates and it has improved mileage too.
Datsun RediGo vs Renault Kwid vs Maruti Alto 800 facelift Price
The Datsun RediGo is the latest entrant from the Nissan stable and this is based on the CMF-A platform that it shares with the Kwid. The RediGo has different styling from the Kwid and even the interiors are different too. The RediGo will be priced lower than the Kwid, and that is how it has been planned. Where the RediGo gets an advantage is the lower price point. The Kwid starting at INR 2.85 lakhs (on-road, New Delhi) for the base variant, while the Alto 800 costs INR 2.75 lakhs (on-road, New Delhi) and goes upto INR 3.70 lakhs (on-road, Delhi). The RediGo will be priced about INR 2.7 lakhs, making it a lot more affordable. This is where the RediGo will have an advantage over the competition.
Datsun RediGo vs Renault Kwid vs Maruti Alto 800 facelift Power
The Datsun RediGo and the Kwid will have the same 800cc 53bhp engine and 72Nm of maximum torque. This comes with a five-speed manual transmission. The RediGo is smaller and lighter than the Kwid and this makes it more powerful. The RediGo will definitely have a lot more power than the Kwid when it comes to city driving, majorly due to the light weight. The Alto 800 comes with a 796cc engine that produces about 47bhp of power and 69Nm of torque. This comes with a five-speed manual transmission. The strong points of the ease of driving in the Alto 800.
Datsun RediGo vs Renault Kwid vs Maruti Alto 800 facelift Mileage
The Renault Kwid has a fuel efficiency of 25km/l (as per the ARAI cycle), while the Alto 800 now has an improved efficiency of 24.7km/l. Expect the RediGo to have an even better fuel-efficiency. The lighter body weight will make the RediGo maybe to return about 27km/l. This will add more reasons to consider the RediGo.
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Datsun RediGo vs Renault Kwid vs Maruti Alto 800 facelift Features
The Renault Kwid will be the most feature loaded of all. It gets a touchscreen infotainment system with bluetooth connectivity, maps and USB. This is the most feature-loaded hatchback of the lot. The Kwid even has the largest boot with 300 litres, which is a lot more than the competition. The RediGo doesn’t get so many features but it is a lot more practical than the Alto as it has a lot of storage spaces and this makes it a good option to consider too. The Facelifted Maruti Alto now gets remote keyless entry, smart storage spaces like rear bottle holder and co-driver side map pocket, apart from refreshed interiors and exteriors.